Back in January, financial news site MarketWatch wrote an article suggesting people should have saved twice their salary by the time they reach 35 years old. The article popped up again on Twitter recently, but with most millennials only able to dream of such savings, the scathing responses were as predictable as they were hilarious.
Plenty sarcastically pointed out the difference in financial opportunity available to millennials compared with baby boomers, while another user appeared confused by the concept of these new-fangled “salaries,” assuming them to be something to do with Pokémon.
Others took it to the next level, putting their own spin on the article and offering their own life-goals to hit by 35, and thus a meme is born.
This user reminded us of something all too real
Make sure your cutlery is on point
You can never be too prepared
How to adult in the age of social media
All praise Gwen Stefani
Brunch game on lock
To read or not to read?
Royal Wedding banter
And a whole lot more
What are your goals by age 35? And how much do you have in the bank?
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